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JKNPP seeks release of detained youths ahead of Ramadan

Last Updated: Monday, August 9, 2010 - 18:12

Srinagar: JKNPP today sought the intervention
of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in releasing all political
prisoners and youths detained under the Public Safety Act
during last two months of violence in the Valley to enable
them spend Ramadan with their families.

"I urge the Prime Minister to intervene in the release of
all political prisoners and youths arrested under the PSA so
that they can spend the holy month of Ramadan, likely to begin
from Aug 13, with their families," Chairman Jammu and Kashmir
National Panthers Party Bhim Singh said in a statement here.

He also appealed to the people, particularly the youths,
to remain composed during Ramadan. "The youths should remain
composed and restrain themselves from expressing their anger
during Ramadan so that blessings of the month reach every home
and heart."

Singh also asked the state government to lift all road
blockades in the valley during religious festivities.


First Published: Monday, August 9, 2010 - 18:12

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